In 1939, it was decided to celebrate this holiday.
Until today, every Navy Day in Sevastopol is a fabulous holiday that fills each Russian with pride in Navy. Entertaining events will allow nobody to stay indifferent! A majestic parade of military ships and assault landing sets everybody's heart aflutter. This day ends in colorful fireworks.
Navy Day takes place on the last Sunday of July. In 2017, it will be July 30.
While the Navy Day 2017 event program has not been approved, we provide 2016 event program to your attention:
- 8:00 - floral tribute to the Memorial to Sevastopol defenders by Crimea and city leaders in Nakhimov square
- 9:00 - parade of military ships with military equipment power demonstration in Sevastopol Bay water area. The program includes participating of Swifts aerobatic team, legendary Grad in action, pirate ship boarding and much more, including gunnery drill, even from the biggest ships.
The main program of the holiday began with a theatrical performance about the Black Sea Fleet history. In Sevastopol Bay, visitors were showed elements of combat training on clearance operations and submarine search and hunting operations; naval artillery engagement; landing attack; ships convoying; distressed ship crew rescue, and more. Total 21 episodes. In conclusion - the parade of boats and sailing yachts, "water fountains" and "waltz of tugs".
In 2016, the latest ships of the Black Sea Fleet were demonstrated for the first time - Admiral Grigorovich-class frigate, Serpukhov and Zelyony Dol small missile ships, Novorossiysk and Rostov-na-Donu diesel subs. Over 20 warships and boats, 10 auxiliary vessels, 30 units of equipment of the Black Sea Fleet coastal defence troops were involved in activities.
- 13.00-17.00 - Holiday concert involving on-stage performance groups of subjects of the Russian Federation patronizing forces and military units (ships) of the Black Sea Fleet. Seaside Boulevard, concert venue
- 22.00-22.30 - Water fountains. Holiday artillery salute and fireworks.
You can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iqPHfm5UoTc
This is really unforgettable performance! You want to see it again!
You can enjoy the fireworks by watching video here: https://www.youtube